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California’s current system of crumbling levees and aging pipelines is hemorrhaging billions of gallons of water that we could be storing in times when California needs it most – during times of drought. As each day passes, we are losing the rainwater by the gallon. As this new infographic from State Water Contractors shows, California’s outdated infrastructure has already lost enough water to supply 3.6 million people for an entire year.

As California’s population continues to grow, so does the need and support for the California WaterFix. Ventura County is one Southern California region experiencing the strain of a growing population combined with the effects of continuous drought and an outdated water infrastructure system. The Calleguas Municipal Water District, which serves Ventura County, anticipates that the problem will only worsen and is desperate for a water distribution system that works.